University Of Michigan Students Warned After 3 Home Invasions In 4 Days

WWJ News
December 24, 2019 - 1:52 pm

ANN ARBOR (WWJ) - The University of Michigan is warning students after three home invasions were reported in four days.

The incidents occurred between 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 and 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23 in the 1000 block Church Street and the 1000 block of Prospect Street -- in an off-campus neighborhood.

According to police, the suspect entered the homes by cutting window screens and climbing through windows. Force was also used to access other rooms inside the homes. 

Police say the suspect used the same method in all three home invasions. 

At this point, it's unknown if anything was stolen. 

The incidents remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact U-M Police at 734-763-1131, or the Ann Arbor Police Tip Line at 734-794-6939.

In the meantime, police have issued the following reminders to the campus community.

  • Close blinds at night and keep doorwall security bars in place
  • Keep rooms and apartments locked at all times
  • Apartment-dwellers should turn on exterior lights at night
  • Walk with a trusted friend or co-worker when possible
  • Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative
  • Have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle or residence
  • If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light emergency phone or call 911 from any phone